Carter Peak via Window-Trail

based on 4 tracks & routes #23 hike out of 63 in
4.9 mi
2 hrs 40 min
958 ft
Elev Gain


This is a moderate out and back trail to The Window in Big Bend National Park.

The trail leaves from the Chisos Basin Campground before passing Carter Peak and descending into The Window itself, crossing the drainage several times before ending at the pour-off.

Excellent views of the NW corner of the park from the end of the trail.

Getting Started

The trailhead can be found near campsite 51 in the Chisos Basin Campground, there is nearby parking for up to 5 vehicles.

Sights to See

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Public Tracks

Larry Carlson 3 years, 2 months ago
Track (2/15/16, 9:37:25AM)
Window Trail at Big Bend National Park.